5/14 Morning Mighty: Shields stifles Mariners to remain unbeaten

San Diego Padres SP James Shields

Shields stifles Mariners to remain unbeaten – Padres.com
James Shields remained unbeaten on the season with six innings of one-run ball Wednesday as the Padres snapped the Mariners’ four-game win streak with a 4-2 decision at Safeco Field.

Bud Black On Why He’s Concerned With Wil Myers Injury, Update On Morrow & Number Of Homers Given Up – Mighty 1090
Before last night’s game, Padres manager Bud Black joined the Darren Smith Show and revealed that Wil Myers was being flown back to San Diego ahead of the team to have his wrist injury examined. We should know more about what the results of that exam are later today.

Padres Return For Seven-Game Homestand Against Nationals, Cubs – Mighty 1090
While 35 games on a 162-game season is a small sample size, it’s fair to say that the Padres arrive at Petco Park with some questions. Concerns, even.

2015 NFL Draft: San Diego Chargers sign all but one pick – Bolts from the Blue
With the Chargers’ draft class coming to town for Mini Camp, the team has signed them all (except first round pick Melvin Gordon) to contracts. They are reportedly close to signing Gordon, who won’t be in San Diego until Friday.

SDSU basketball gets Indiana transfer – UT San Diego
Max Hoetzel, a 6-foot-8 forward who left Indiana after his freshman season, orally committed to SDSU on Tuesday following a two-day campus visit. Hoetzel fits the profile of past transfers: a versatile player with size from Southern California, initially recruited by the Aztecs out of high school, chose an out-of-state school, wanted to return home. He’ll sit out next season and have three years of eligibility remaining.

Mike McCoy: “Improving Our Run Game Was Important To Us” – Mighty 1090
Chargers head coach Mike McCoy joined Scott & BR to reflect on the team’s 2015 NFL Draft class and to talk about what he’s expected out of Mini Camp this week.

For ex-Dodgers star Matt Kemp, Padres offer chance at fresh start – Sports Illustrated
Kemp doesn’t want any sympathy, and he doesn’t expect any. Even so, during a recent hour-long lunch at a San Diego restaurant in the shadows of Petco Park, Kemp provided perspective on the unexpected, and often painful, journey he has taken over the past few years.

With CSAG set to make public their financing plan for a new NFL stadium in San Diego next week, Scott Kaplan wonders if CSAG hasn’t maybe lost their way and their focus:


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